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Arase moves to remove Lamorde as EFCC boss

28 August 2015, 15:10

Abuja -  The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission indicating his plan to recall all police officers who have so far served in the commission for five years, Premium Times reports.

Arase directed the EFCC to compile a list of all officers in the category, and forward to his office without delay.

Key leaders and investigators at the anti-graft agency – including the EFCC chairman Ibrahim Lamorde– who has also spent more than five years at the commission would be affected if the move is implemented.

Also read: EFCC boss allegedly diverts N1tr recovered from looters

Larmode has, cumulatively, spent 12 years at the EFCC.

He was appointed director of operations in 2003 under Nuhu Ribadu’s leadership of the agency. He was then made acting chairman in January 2008 after his boss’ controversial removal.

Read more at Premium Times

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